[IAEP] Crazy Idea

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 20:06:12 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 11:26, Caryl Bigenho <cbigenho at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All...
> Here is a crazy idea for you all to laugh at, think about, or act on:
> Sugar Apps!

Excellent, where practical. For example, on any device supporting
Linux, whether authorized by the manufacturer or not. ^_^

> Some schools are getting iPod touches (??? is that the plural) for their
> elementary schools to use. Apple has a big push with this and has several
> demo projects going.  I saw one at CUE in March. Very impressive!
> All they need to make it perfect is some Sugar Apps!

Single user Sugar Activities in Python should be fairly easy to port.
Smalltalk, no problem. Full collaboration would be a lot of work, due
to its extensive use of Linux-specific libraries.

> Caryl

Now how about the promised ~$75 Marvell/OLPC ARM tablet computer
running Linux and full Sugar?
Edward Mokurai (默雷/धर्ममेघशब्दगर्ज/دھرممیگھشبدگر ج) Cherlin
Silent Thunder is my name, and Children are my nation.
The Cosmos is my dwelling place, the Truth my destination.

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